Curriculum with Respect to Student Autonomy

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Essay #: 068246
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Curriculum with respect to student autonomy
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The ensuing paper looks at the curriculum in our modern schools and how student autonomy can be achieved in a way that does not forget about the imperatives of any responsible curricular system. The paper argues that the matter is a difficult one because students cannot be given carte blanche over their own learning or they will elect to learn nothing; however, students also need to be given the capacity to think creatively and productively on their own. The first thing that may be said in defence of such a position is that students should be allowed to seize control of their own education because it will allow them to tackle the pressing social issues of the day when they...
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